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Toronto Public Library


The Toronto Reference Library (previously the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library) is a six storey facility in Toronto, Ontario, opened in 1977. The library was designed by architect Raymond Moriyama and is part of the Toronto Public Library system, but its collection is mostly non-circulating.

Now part of the the larger Toronto Public Library system, prior to 1998, it operated separately. It is one of three large libraries in the city, which includes the Robarts Library at the University of Toronto and Scott Library at York University.
The library collection consists of:
* 1.5 million volumes (monographs and bound periodicals)
* 2.5 million other materials (films, tapes, microforms, maps, fine art, ephemera, etc.)
* 360,000 linear metres of manuscript materials
Among the special collections is 1) the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, a collection devoted to the works of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, 2) the Baldwin Room, a collection of books, manuscripts, ephemera, maps and pictures relating to Upper Canada (now Ontario) and to early Toronto, named after Robert Baldwin a leading political reformer in Upper Canada and pre-Confederation Premier. The library also has an extensive performing arts collection, including papers and information on many Canadian artists, such as Al Waxman and The Dumbells

Materials for this collection provided by: Toronto Public Library

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1924
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1923
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1922
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1921
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1920
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1919
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Topics & Subjects
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Canadian periodicals
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Commercial catalogs
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Gardening
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Executive departments
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Expenditures, Public
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Finance, Public
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canada. parliament
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canada. dept. of finance
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roy, pierre georges, 1870-
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might directories ltd.
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western canadian immigration association
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vernon directories
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English
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French
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by Neil, Marion Harris
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Includes index
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Topics: Cookery, Menus, cbk
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
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Topic: Confectionery
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by Rice Lewis & Son
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Topics: Rice Lewis & Son, Commercial catalogs, Bicycles -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs, Sporting...
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Architecture -- Ontario, Ontario -- History, Leeds (Ont. : County) -- History, Leeds (Ont. :...
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, Wentworth (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories, ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
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Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: Lambton (Ont.) -- Biography
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Topic: Canada -- Biography Dictionaries
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Topics: Argenteuil (Québec) -- History, Prescott (Ont. : County) -- History
Topic: Ontario -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: Canada -- Directories
Topic: York (Ont. : County) -- Biography
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by Smallfield, W. E. (William Elgood), 1861-1926; Campbell, Robert, 1846-1907
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario Renfrew (County), Renfrew (Ont. : County) -- History, Renfrew...
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Topics: Church buildings -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and...
Description based on 1919
Description based on 1919
Canadian Libraries
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Topic: St. Catharines (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1921
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by Might Directories, ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Social registers, Clubs -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- Social registers, Toronto (Ont.) --...
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Third Series
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
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by Johnston, William, 1840-1917
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Topic: Perth (Ont. : County) -- History
Toronto Public Library
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Containing a classified list of the business and professional men of the province: county, judicial and municipal officials ; division courts and their limits, etc
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Topics: Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Middlesex (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Perth (Ont. :...
Topic: Guelph (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
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by McEvoy, Bernard, 1842-1932; Finlay, A. H
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Topics: Canada. Canadian Army. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories...
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
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by Might Directories Ltd
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1860
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1918
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by Houston, William Robert
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Topics: Directors of corporations -- Canada Directories, Executives -- Canada Directories, Corporations --...
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Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1918
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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by Gordon, Mackay & Co
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Topics: Gordon, Mackay & Co, Commercial catalogs, Dry-goods -- Catalogs, Manufactures -- Catalogs
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Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs -- Canada Catalogs
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by Herrington, Walter S. (Walter Stevens), 1860-1947
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario, Lennox and Addington (Ont.) -- History
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by Canadian General Electric Company
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Topics: Canadian General Electric Company, Electric apparatus and appliances -- Catalogs, Commercial...
Toronto Public Library
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Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
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by Might Directories Ltd.
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Description based on 1918
Description based on 1901
Volume 1
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
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by Pringle, J. F. (Jacob Farrand), 1816-1901
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Topics: Ontario -- History, Cornwall (Ont.) -- History
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by H. Krug Furniture Company Limited
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Topics: H. Krug Furniture Company Limited, Furniture -- Catalogs, Commercial catalogs, Office furniture --...
Topics: Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Middlesex (Ont.) -- Directories, Perth (Ont. : County) --...
Canadian Libraries
by Smith, William Loe
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario, Ontario -- History
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
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Topic: Canada -- Biography
Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Kitchen utensils, Cookware, Clothing and dress, House furnishings, Implements,...
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
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Topics: Thorold (Ont.) -- History, Thorold (Ont. : Township) -- History, Welland (Ont. : County) -- History
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by Might Directories
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Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories